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beurre blanc

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noun \ˈbər-ˈbläⁿ\

Definition of beurre blanc

  1. :  a seasoned butter sauce (as for fish) flavored with white wine, shallots, and vinegar or lemon juice



Origin of beurre blanc

French, literally, white butter


First Known Use: 1931

Rhymes with beurre blanc


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